Oct 152011
 
The Pull List, 12 October 2011

My name is Jet Wolf, and I’m addicted to comic books. Since picking up my first issue of X-Men way back in the late 80s, comic books have been a focal point of my life. I can’t imagine a world without superheroes flying around in brightly coloured and impractical costumes, punching out bad guys and sometimes each other. May the Pull List be eternal. Here’s what was on it this week.                 […]

Sep 092011
 
The Pull List, 7 September 2011

My name is Jet Wolf, and I’m addicted to comic books. Since picking up my first issue of X-Men way back in the late 80s, comic books have been a focal point of my life. I can’t imagine a world without superheroes flying around in brightly coloured and impractical costumes, punching out bad guys and sometimes each other. May the Pull List be eternal. Here’s what was on it this week.   This is a […]

Aug 082011
 
Breaking the Bat(girl?)

Tonight in conversation with Mike, Amy and Scott, a thought occurred to me. Secret Six ended with Bane returned to his path of violence against Batman. His latest plan hinges not on assaulting Batman himself but destroying the Batfamily. The Robins, Huntress, Azrael and Batgirl are all specifically named. There’s even pictures of each, though Batgirl is, of course, Stephanie Brown. Gail Simone (writer of Secret Six) said today on Twitter: “Everything that is in […]

Jun 082011
 
Of Batgirls and the 31st Century.

So it’s still All DC, All The Time on the Comics Internet. Monday, DC blew everyone’s mind when they released this little nugget: The cover for the new Batgirl title featuring the return of Barbara Gordon to the role. Which presents a bit of a problem as Barbara’s been in a wheelchair since the Joker shot her in 1988’s The Killing Joke. Since that time she’s become Oracle, the DCU’s master behind-the-scenes hacker and tactician […]